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FAA announces last minute delay of new air ambulance safety regulations
     A new rule was scheduled to go into effect April 22, 2014 but has been delayed until April 22, 2015 to allow adequate time to implement the new requirements. (EMS World 4.21.14)

EMT-Paramedic, Georgetown-Scott County EMS, Georgetown (Scott) KY (4.18.14)

Pulaski Co. firefighter dies from skating accident
     LaDonna Hurd suffered serious injuries after falling while rolling skating with her children in Pulaski County. (WKYT 4.17.14)

KAPA Board Meeting Minutes: April 17 (KAPA 4.17.14)

Legislative session closes with little EMS impact
     The 2014 Kentucky Legislative Session came to an end last night, with little impact on EMS. (4.16.14)

FAA Final Rule creates stricter safety and equipment regulations for helicopter air ambulance operations
     These regulations implement new operational procedures and require additional equipment in response to an increase in fatal helicopter air ambulance accidents. (EMS World 4.15.14)

Drone interferes with Ohio medical helicopter landing
     A hobbyist was flying the $4,000 drone over a crash scene on Saturday morning to shoot photos and video. (EMS World 4.15.14)

KBEMS director to assist FBI through InfraGard appointment
    KBEMS Executive Director Michael E. Poynter has been appointed as a board member at large for the Kentucky InfraGard Chapter. (4.15.14)

Emergency vehicles can use bridge
     The Madison-Milton bridge is now open for emergency vehicles only. (Madison Courier 4.15.14)

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